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25/11/2020
Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, issued the following statement: "Today in Brussels I met the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen to discuss the deteriorating humanitarian situation...
24/11/2020
Only a few days after the onset of Hurricane ETA in the region, Central America and Colombia's Caribbean coast were severely hit by the passage of Hurricane IOTA. In response to the devastating effects of the latest hurricane, the EU is mobilising...
24/11/2020
On 24 November, the European Union reconfirmed its long-standing solidarity and partnership with the people of Afghanistan, pledging support of €1.2 billion over the period 2021–2025 in both long-term and emergency assistance at the 2020...
19/11/2020
As more and more Ethiopian refugees fleeing conflict continue to reach the Sudanese borders, the European Commission is mobilising an initial €4 million in emergency assistance to help support the displaced people arriving in Sudan. Janez Lenarčič...
19/11/2020
The Commission has announced an additional €3 million in humanitarian support to ensure critical assistance to the civilians most affected by the conflict in and around Nagorno Karabakh. This funding comes on top of €900,000 allocated since early...
13/11/2020
After Hurricane Eta hit Central America last week causing extensive damage, the EU is mobilising an initial €1.55 million in immediate emergency funding to assist those affected in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. The funding will address urgent...
13/11/2020
On 12 November, the European Commission and Sweden hosted the second Humanitarian Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.All participants expressed their concern at the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Yemen...
11/11/2020
The humanitarian situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate due to the ongoing conflict and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. On 12 November, the European Commission and Sweden will host the second Yemen Humanitarian Senior Officials...
06/11/2020
A second shipment of 1 million pairs of medical gloves, sent by Norway, will be soon delivered to France, following the country’s request for assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. This assistance comes on top of another 2 million...
05/11/2020
“Typhoon Goni has caused massive devastation across the island of Luzon in the Philippines. We stand by all those affected, and in particular express our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives.As a...

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